LOS ANGELES --
Officers surrounded a home in the Harbor Gateway area Tuesday morning after a man fired a shotgun in a back yard.The incident happened at a house on 213th Street near Harvard Boulevard where a neighbor reported hearing a man load a shotgun and fire it in the 1500 block of West 213th Street around 3 a.m.
Police officers surrounded the home and a SWAT team was called in around 5 a.m.
Authorities ordered evacuations for several neighboring homes near the standoff location.
The man was reportedly found dead of an apparent self-inflicted wound, according to the LAPD.
City News Service contributed to this report.